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9038285 Footwear sole with midsole protrusions  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a footwear sole including a midsole and an outsole. The midsole includes of a plurality of protrusions extending downwardly from a bottom surface of...
9021721 Footwear  
Footwear according to the present disclosure includes an upper and a sole assembly coupled to the upper, with the sole assembly including an outsole with a ground-contacting surface and a midsole...
9021720 Fluid-filled chamber with a tensile member  
A fluid-filled chamber, which may be incorporated into articles of footwear and other products, may include an outer barrier and a tensile member. The outer barrier may have an upper portion, an...
9015962 Article of footwear with support element  
An article of footwear with an undulating sole provides a different and unique ride and/or feel to the article of footwear, while also providing a unique aesthetic appeal and adequate cushioning...
9009988 Flexible shoe sole  
A sole for dance footwear such as a dance sneaker includes an outsole having forefoot, arch and heel portions and which contains openings in the forefoot and arch portions. The bottom surface of...
9003679 Customization of inner sole board  
An inner sole board having varying regions of flexibility is provided for use in an article of footwear. The inner sole board may include different materials along its length at different...
8984771 Cushioning sole for footwear  
A cushioning sole for footwear includes a heel portion, an opening, and a cushioning slide. The heel portion includes a top surface and a bottom surface. The opening extends vertically through the...
8973287 Shoe midsole and footwear  
A shoe midsole has a sole plate, a plurality of blades integrally standing on the sole plate, a cover bonded to the circumference of the sole plate, and a fluid sealed between the sole plate and...
8959804 Footwear sole sections including bladders with internal flexibility sipes therebetween and an attachment between sipe surfaces  
A shoe or other footwear, including a footwear or orthotic sole, including a sole section with an outer bladder having a uppermost surface curved concavely in a U-shape relative to an intended...
8950085 Shoe sole that allows breathability of the foot  
The present invention concerns the footwear sector and more specifically it concerns a sole obtainable through compression or injection moulding that allows breathability of the wearer's foot...
8931187 Wave technology  
A shoe sole having improved cushioning characteristics is disclosed. The sole includes a midsole having a top layer of material and a bottom layer of material. In one embodiment, the top layer of...
8914998 Sole assembly for article of footwear with interlocking members  
An article of footwear includes a sole assembly with a rib that is resiliently flexible, and the rib has a longitudinal axis and a transverse axis. The transverse axis extends at an acute angle...
8914993 Shoe sole with pivotal ground engaging plate  
A shoe sole comprising a foot engaging plate for accommodating a foot of a user and a ground engaging surface/plate. The foot engaging plate is sufficiently rigid so as to resist distortion of the...
8914994 Guitar-shaped bladder for footwear  
An article of footwear includes an upper for securing the article of footwear to a wearer. The footwear also includes a sole assembly operatively coupled to the upper. The sole assembly includes a...
8893406 Footwear component for an article of footwear  
A footwear component and a method of making the footwear component are disclosed. The footwear component includes a first portion and a second portion that are joined at a transition zone. The...
8893404 Impact-attenuation systems for articles of footwear and other foot-receiving devices  
Impact-attenuation members, e.g., for use in footwear or other foot-receiving devices, include: (a) a first body member having a base region and three (or more) leg portions extending from the...
8881431 Shoe with protrusions and securing portions  
A shoe sole structure includes a midsole body that extends from the heel region to the forefoot region of a shoe and an outsole that is attached to the midsole body. The outsole includes a...
8881428 Sole assembly for article of footwear with plural cushioning members  
An article of footwear includes a sole assembly defining a base support plane. The sole assembly also includes a cushioning assembly with a first end and a second end. The cushioning assembly...
8869430 Method of manufacturing a contoured fluid-filled chamber with tensile structures  
In one method of manufacturing a fluid-filled chamber, two polymer layers are located between two mold portions, the surfaces of the mold portions cooperatively defining a peripheral cavity with...
8863407 Shoe sole of athletic shoe with high running efficiency  
An athletic shoe suitable for efficient running. A depression is formed in the rear foot portion which extends forward from the calcaneal bone and which does not contact the ground. A band-like...
8850718 Shoe with support system  
A shoe construction utilizing a fluid containing chamber as a cushion. The shoe includes a stabilizer positioned in the shoe and having a heel portion in overlying relation to the cushion and a...
8839531 Footwear  
A footwear sole assembly that includes a midsole, a strike pad disposed on the midsole in at least a heel region of the footwear sole assembly, and an outsole disposed on the strike pad. A heel...
8826567 Footwear with insole system  
A shoe including a footwear upper, an outer sole and an insole system, the insole system including a base insole component and an upper insole component. The base insole includes a chassis and...
8813391 Footwear with insole system  
A shoe including a footwear upper, an outer sole and an insole system, the insole system including a base insole component and an upper insole component. The base insole includes a chassis and...
8813389 Adjustable bladder system for an article of footwear  
An adjustable bladder system for an article of footwear is disclosed. The bladder system includes an outer bladder that may be inflated using an external pump. In addition, one or more tensile...
8806782 Resilient sole  
A resilient sole comprises a foot-shaped recess on the upper layer of the sole; a plurality of resilient hollow cylinders arranged in the recess, each of the hollow cylinders having open top that...
8800170 Footwear insole system  
A footwear insole system for use with an article of footwear including a base insole component and an upper insole component. The base insole includes a chassis and first and a second shock...
8800171 Footwear insole system  
A footwear insole system for use with an article of footwear including a base insole component and an upper insole component. The base insole includes a chassis and first and a second shock...
8800166 Contoured fluid-filled chamber with a tensile member  
A fluid-filled chamber may include an upper barrier portion, a lower barrier portion, and a tensile member. An upper tensile layer of the tensile member may be secured to the upper barrier...
8777191 Energy absorption and distribution material  
An energy absorbing and transmitting material comprising a framework of interconnected units comprising at least one unit having a base and a protrusion or cone extending from the base along an...
8776397 Footwear with improved bottom assembly  
An article of footwear which includes an outer bottom assembly, the bottom assembly including an outsole and a reinforcement layer. A damping layer is positioned between the outsole and the...
8769843 Article of footwear with two part midsole assembly  
An article of footwear includes an upper and a sole assembly secured to the upper. The sole assembly has a shell having a first hardness and a recess. A lateral side of the recess has a first...
8763277 Footware with shock absorbing sole  
A shoe including cushioning elements housed in a tread sole adapted to come into contact with the ground, the cushioning elements including a plurality of cushioning capsules orientated in a...
8756832 Article of footwear with multi-layered support assembly  
An article of footwear including an upper and a sole assembly secured to the upper and including a support assembly having an upper member and a lower member spaced from the upper member. A first...
8752306 Shoes, devices for shoes, and methods of using shoes  
A shoe includes a first plate and a second plate that are located in a portion of the shoe between an upper and an outsole of the shoe, and a nest formed as a bag filled with one or more gasses...
8732984 Shock absorbing shoes with triangle shock absorbing space  
A shock absorbing shoe with a triangle shock absorbing space, the shoe having an outsole and a midsole, wherein the midsole is divided into upper and lower midsoles, a plurality of upper seating...
8732983 Shoes, devices for shoes, and methods of using shoes  
A shoe includes a first plate and a second plate that are located in a forefoot portion of the shoe between an upper and an outsole of the shoe, and one or more springs for biasing the first plate...
8726541 Impact-attenuation members with lateral and shear force stability and products containing such members  
Impact-attenuation members include: (a) an impact-attenuating member and (b) a shear resistant member engaged with the impact-attenuating member. Another example impact-attenuation member includes...
8720084 Impact attenuating and spring elements and products containing such elements  
Impact attenuating/spring systems may include first and second body portions and at least one spring member at least partially included between the body portions. The spring member(s) may...
8713818 Cushioned shoe construction  
A shoe construction including a shoe upper, an intermediate composite structure and an outsole. The composite structure underlies at least a portion of the upper and overlies at least a portion of...
8713817 Training Footwear  
An article of footwear includes a sole having a forefoot portion, a heel portion and an outsole having a bottom surface including a primary ground contacting surface. The bottom surface of the...
8707587 Sole and article of footwear  
Articles of footwear and soles are disclosed. The article of footwear may include an upper; an outer midsole having a base coupled to the upper, and a rim portion extending from the periphery of...
8689464 Magnetically-supported article of footwear  
A magnetically-supported article of footwear that primarily supports a wearer's weight by repulsive magnetic forces from magnets arranged in and around the article's sole. The magnets are arranged...
8689465 Impact-attenuation members with lateral and shear force stability and products containing such members  
Impact-attenuation members include: (a) an impact-attenuating member and (b) a shear resistant member engaged with the impact-attenuating member. Another example impact-attenuation member includes...
8689466 Impact-attenuation members with lateral and shear force stability and products containing such members  
Impact-attenuation members include: (a) an impact-attenuating member and (b) a shear resistant member engaged with the impact-attenuating member. Another example impact-attenuation member includes...
8671589 Shoe sole having forwardly and rearwardly facing protrusions  
A shoe sole structure includes a plurality of downwardly extending protrusions arranged transverse to the longitudinal axis of the shoe and extending at least partially between a lateral edge and...
8661717 Article of footwear with slots and method of making  
A sole structure for an article of footwear and a method of making the sole structure is disclosed. The sole structure can include a plurality of slots. The slots are associated with connecting...
8661710 Method for manufacturing a fluid-filled chamber with a reinforced surface  
An article of footwear may have an upper and a sole structure secured to the upper. The sole structure includes a fluid-filled chamber with a first surface, an opposite second surface, and a third...
8661709 Shoe assembly with non-linear viscous liquid  
Shoes and shoe sole assemblies and associated methods of manufacture are disclosed herein. One aspect of the invention is directed toward a shoe and shoe sole assembly made of a non-linearly...
8656609 Article of footwear with a sole structure having support elements and an indented plate  
An article of footwear is disclosed that includes an upper and a sole structure secured to the upper. The sole structure incorporates a support element that includes a fluid-filled chamber, a...